Jul 13, 2011 12:00pm EDT
the damage control personally. he has unqualified support for rebecca brooks, former editor of the paper and a trusted executive at news corp.. smiles for the cameras but calls for her to resign are growing louder. one of the most out to allegations is the phone hacking of a 13-year-old murder victim. the charismatic redhead was the editor of "news of the world"at the time. >> if she goes, that puts the spotlight on report murdoch's son james. she is a lightning conductor. >> james murdoch is the head of the international arm of news corp. but is widely seen as his father's heir apparent. >> they cannot deny responsibility. >> brooks coins to her jobs as hundreds of employees have lost theirs. there's a promise that news corp. will do its best to find them new positions. there could be 12 more arrests in this case in the coming days. there is evidence that news corp. is being hurt by this bird a multibillion-dollar merger deal could be put on hold and there are fears that there could be more investigations into their holdings including those in the u.s. >> ♪ >> netflix subscribers, the
Jul 11, 2011 12:00pm EDT
for brooks to resign are increasing. one of the more damaging allegations is the acting of a phone of a 13-year-old murder victim. >> this puts the spotlight on his son. if he is vulnerable, rupert murdoch himself is a lightning rod. >> and rupert murdoch is currently the head of the international arm. >> and james murdoch cannot deny this knowledge or responsibility. >> hundreds of the employees at the magazine have lost their jobs. fired with only three months' pay, news corp. promised that they would try to find them more positions. there is evidence that business is being hurt already. a multibillion-dollar merger deal could be put on hold and there are fears that there could be more investigations into the holding of news corp.. >> this after it -- this afternoon's concern are -- consumer alert, there is still a lot of pain at the pump, but there is another way to save on gas the two may not have thought of. >> two out of three of us use gas to rigid plastic to pay at the pump. try using cash back or reward costs. with rebates ranging from 1% to 5%, savings add up. >> you can save a c
Jul 19, 2011 12:00pm EDT
were, and they would be punished. rebecca brooks, the executive who resigned last week over the scandal, will be heard next. >> here at home, a cheating scandal shuts down the baltimore fire academy ems training program. the alleged cheating happened back on june 14th. it involved as many as 20 cadets who investigators believe were given confidential materials prior to taking their exams. >> a cheating scandal at the baltimore city fire academy that involve as many as 20 cadets has forced the suspension of the ems training program at that facility. >> this reflects on me, the fire department and the city. unfortunately, somebody decided to do something they should not, and we are all going to pay the price for that. >> state investigators believe the cheating took place june 14th. emergency medical services conducted a program based on a complaint filed at the agency. -- a probe based on a complaint filed at the agency. the students did possess materials about the cognitive skills learned in class. an internal investigation has been launched and is expected to be finished in two weeks.
Jul 18, 2011 12:00pm EDT
rebekah brooks was arrested and released over the weekend. she is now expected to testify about the case could just ahead, cedric entertainer joins us to talk about his new show. >> there is a cold front showing up on the radar in the northeast. showers and storms are moving into pennsylvania, but it will not bring a change and temperatures, just a chance for storms. let's get a live look outdoors. steamy humid 291 at b.w.i. >> and now your insta-weather- plus forecast with ava marie. >> we are going to take into the temperatures outdoors across the state. it is hard to look at these. is only the noon hour. 92 at the harbor, 91, b.w.i. chestertown at 87. ocean city, 87. a sliver of hope towards the west. temperatures are stuck in the 70's in places like oakland. that is the exception rather than of the rule. we have concerns over air quality. stagnant, high pollution levels, at least for a sensitive groups. code orange right now. if you have asthma or respiratory problems, limit your outdoor activities today. high-pressure is in control, at least for now. a cold front is starting to make